Duque charges Petro and claims that Petro employed his position to fight the army. Duque suggests Petro quit his job.

The president was supposed to end his participation in Asofundos about pensions. However, he addressed politics following an unexpected interruption by an elected congressman.

President Ivan Duque’s closing speech during the Asofondos congress Cartagena wasn’t what he had planned. Instead of discussing pensions, Duque decided to discuss politics and how. Duque criticized Gustavo Petro for using his seat to attack the army, and also criticized the fact that he is both a candidate and a congressman.

Duvalier Santiago Duvalier Santiago, the Valle of the Cauca Green Alliance representative, interrupted him and asked him what he would respond to the actions of General Eduardo Zapateiro in opposition to Gustavo Petro’s statements.

“Article 229. The Constitution specifically prohibits the involvement of military forces in political situations, or taking sides participating in the dialogue between democratic parties that is in place. The whole country is disturbed. ‘s a crucial moment for the way General Zapateiro acted,” Sanchez said as he held up his phone and broadcast everything that was going on via his Facebook account.

The president reacted to the protest by defending Zapateiro. He said that any person who has accusations against public force personnel should face trial.

Petro’s dual roles as a congressman as well as head of the opposition and presidential candidate in the present was criticised by President Duque.

“Who was the person who made the accusations?” Are they senators or an individual candidate? ” gustavo petro have resigned from Congress following my victory in the popular vote to be able to freely express my opinions freely as a potential candidate, and not to wear the double-hat in order to make use of seats to attack others and, when institutions respond, to present myself as a victim since that isn’t democracy either,” said the president.

Sanchez tried following the controversy However, Sanchez was detained by the president who demanded that Sanchez follow the rules.

How did Petro and Zapateiro engage in a fight?

gustavo petro posted the following message via his social media networks on the 20th of April 2010. “While are killed during the Gulf Clan attack, some of the generals employed by the clan are also being executed.” “The corruption within the leadership comes when politicians who traffic in drugs end up becoming generals,” said the presidential candidate.

On , Zapateiro responded in the same manner: “Senator, do not make use of your investment (parliamentary inviolability) to pretend to politicize the death of our soldiers, rather do your duty as a citizen by filing a substantiated complaint to the Prosecutor’s Office of the facts you cite no matter who you are.”